University of Bridgeport (UB)

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University of Bridgeport can be found in Bridgeport, CT, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. UB has an enrollment of over 5,300 students.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores in the range of 910 (25th percentile) - 1100 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and between 19 (25th percentile) - 21 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is common among applicants admitted to UB. We were able to estimate the University of Bridgeport (UB) average GPA (2.98 - 3.04) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 55% of all those who apply are admitted to University of Bridgeport, from which 10 percent choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall University of Bridgeport (UB) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for University of Bridgeport was reported as 54.6% in Fall 2020 with over 6,830 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • UB ACT Scores: 19 - 21
  • UB Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.04

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Bridgeport?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of UB is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University of Bridgeport has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 57.8%
  • 2017-2018: 53.9%
  • 2018-2019: 57.2%
  • 2019-2020: 54.6%
  • Projected UB Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 51.7%

How Does University of Bridgeport (UB) Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Bridgeport is four percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Fairfield University57.1%
Sacred Heart University63.9%
University of New Haven83.0%
Southern Connecticut State University69.4%
Albertus Magnus College83.5%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to University of Bridgeport (UB) (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading460 - 560
Math450 - 540
Total Score910 - 1100
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score19 - 21
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